Anyone who is not already familiar with the concept of executive coaching may easily confuse it with related professional advisors of other types. Many executives are familiar with mentors, who guide you on how they achieved their success, so that you can follow in their footsteps. Coaching is unique in that it helps you forge your own path.
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We often encounter clients who resist trying out new behaviors because they are concerned about not appearing “authentic”. The word authentic has been used so much in leadership circles without being accurately defined, so here’s an approach that we suggest. Authenticity starts with defining “who” you really are. We know that you are not just […]
As a very successful CEO, why would someone like Eric Schmidt suggest that he needs a coach and so do you? I see executives every day who make incredible strides forward toward their goals with the help of an executive coach. Their work is inspiring, and I am honored to be part of it. But some of you may still wonder what a coach could do for you and why you should invest in an external coach for yourself. Here are the Top 10 reasons to hire a coach.
How often have you had an employee or colleague who was not performing, missed deadlines, or had a really annoying work style, and you avoided giving that person feedback? Have you kept someone even though they were clearly not performing in their role? You are not alone. We often avoid these difficult conversations to give […]
Did you go into business to change the world, make money, be your own boss, express your creative side, or just create a corporate culture that honored your personal values? Did that passion get lost somewhere along the way? Here’s one path on your journey to rediscovering your passion and leaving the stress behind.
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Huntsville, July 21, 2014 — Laura Huckabee-Jennings, founder of Transcend in Huntsville, Alabama, announced today that Transcend has expanded its services by adding three coaches to its team. “We are committed to growth and to delivering the best in leadership development programs. Adding these highly qualified people to our team will allow us to continue […]
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By John Mattone – Expert Inverview Series: Laura Huckabee-Jennings of Transcend About How Executive Coaching Can Help Build a ‘Fearless’ Leader *Note: This article first appeared as part of John Mattone’s Expert Interview Series Laura is the founder and CEO of Transcend, which helps senior leaders overcome barriers to sustainable business growth by getting the most […]
In the coaching world, we talk about environmental design as a way of enhancing and facilitating change and development. What that really means is that change is easier when the environment you live and work in supports the change. Have you ever been to a training where you learned about a new exciting tool and […]